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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive 2018

By Stephanie Shulhan in RFB News on September 10, 2018

We are very excited for the upcoming BC Thanksgiving Food Drive, on Saturday September 15 2018. Started in 2009, the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive has collected more than 10 000 lbs of food each year in Richmond alone.  All food collected in Richmond goes to help Richmond residents going through financial difficulties.  Please visit their…

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New Depot in Steveston Growing

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on August 28, 2018

Our new grocery distribution depot opened at the Steveston United Church located on 3720 Broadway Street is growing and reaching out to more and more neighbours in need from around the west Richmond area. It has been two months since we opened a grocery distribution depot at the church facility and there has already been…

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2018 Annual General Meeting

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on June 30, 2018

Our 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday, June 20th 2018 at our main site located at #100-5800 Cedarbridge way.  Our Auditor from Reid Hurst Nagy presented the audited financial statements and it was reassuring to know that we had a healthy financial year in 2017. Hajira Hussain presented the AnnualActivityReport2017 and highlighted our…

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Ramadan Food Drive

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on June 28, 2018

Thank you to the Ismaili and the Shia Muslim Community of Richmond for their generous donation of over 700 lbs of food! The Muslim community from the Ismaili Community Centre & Jamatkhana and Az-Zahraa Islamic Centre, ran a Ramadan Food Drive at their respective mosques and collected non-perishable food items during the holy month of…

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Happy Birthday to Us!

By Keith Yee in RFB in the Community on March 27, 2018

The Richmond Food Bank turned 35 this March- we officially opened our doors in March 1983 at St Alban Church! We were originally planned as a temporary source of support during an economic downturn.  However, the need only grew. We served 20 families the first day with grocery hampers.  Today, we serve more than 2200…

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